Mended Hearts offer visitor training and orientation session

WENATCHEE — Greater Wenatchee Mended Hearts Chapter 91 offers hope and encouragement to heart patients and their families in Chelan, Douglas, Grant and Okanogan counties. The chapter is offering a training session from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 6 at Central Washington Hospital, conference rooms F and G, for anyone interested in learning about the Mended Hearts Visiting Program and what being a...
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CVCH offers help to kids returning to school

WENATCHEE — Columbia Valley Community Health will host its 9th Annual Back to School Health Fair on Aug. 4. The health fair will be held from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. in the parking lot of the clinic, 600 Orondo Ave. CVCH and two sponsors, Crunch Pak and Amerigroup, will give out 1,000 free backpacks to students entering grades K-12. The event will also feature interactive games, healthy snacks,...
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PBJ&M to perform at Pybus

WENATCHEE — PBJ&M will perform for the next Friday Night Music event at Pybus Market on Aug. 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. PBJ&M plays an eclectic selection of styles, with an emphasis on harmonies. Group members are Barbara Conrad, piano and vocals; Patrick Cutler, bass and vocals; Randy Johnston, guitar and vocals; and Mike Conrad, percussion. For more information,...
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Short Shakespeareans perform

WENATCHEE — The Short Shakespeareans open their 40th season with Shakespeare’s play “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” beginning Aug. 8 at the Riverside Playhouse, 233 N. Wenatchee Ave. The timeless classic is William Shakespeare’s most magical and imaginative play, with a little enchantment. Performances start at 7 p.m. Aug. 8-11, with matinee show at 2 p.m. Aug. 11. Tickets are $15...
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Church hosts art classes for kids

WENATCHEE — Pacific Crest Church will host its fifth annual “All of Creation” art instruction day camp for children ages 4-18 (and families) from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 9-10 at Pybus Market. The secular event helps children “explore and create” various forms of art through several different art media. Stations include watercolors, abstracts, sculpture and recycled art, poetry, character...
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Wine & Food Festival is coming up

WENATCHEE — It’s almost here! Foothills Magazine presents the eighth annual Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival Aug. 25. The event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Town Toyota Center. The Wine & Food Festival will feature a wide variety of food, wine, beers, ciders, distilleries and eateries. Of course, wine remains the focal point, with results from the June judging competition to...
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Rabid bat found at Ohme Gardens

WENATCHEE — Another rabid bat was found in Chelan County, this time on July 26 in Ohme Gardens. It is the fifth bat found and reported to the Chelan-Douglas Health district this year, and the third to test positive for rabies. It’s unknown if any persons or pets came in contact with the bat. Anyone who comes in contact with a bat is advised to contact the health district at 886-6400. — From...
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Karrie O’Neill to perform at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Karrie O’Neill will perform at the next Friday Night Music event from 7 to 9 p.m. July 27 at Pybus Market. O’Neill is based out of Spokane and is turning heads with her deep soulful lyrics, catchy rhythmic sounds and unique style. She has released two albums, Timekeepers Dream in 2010 and Unrequited Love in 2016. For more information,...
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Church hosts family game night at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Pacific Crest Church is hosting its monthly family game night at Pybus Market from 7 to 9 p.m. July 27. The evening’s activities will include board games, card games or any games you would like to bring from home. It is open to all ages and there is no cost to attend. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.
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Dead bat found on downtown Wenatchee sidewalk

WENATCHEE — A dead bat was found July 18 on a downtown Wenatchee sidewalk and Chelan-Douglas Health District officials are urging anyone who may have touched it to contact their local health jurisdiction. The bat was found in the 20 block of South Wenatchee Avenue, according to a health district news release. Wenatchee Valley Humane Society animal control officers delivered the dead bat to the...
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